Hotels near Cruise Ports in the Mediterranean and Southern Europe

Oia in Santorini Greece ocean view

The Med

The Mediterranean Sea area is one of the world’s top destinations. The region was once known as “the center of the world”. With it’s sunny skies, mild climate and blue sea it attracts millions of visitors every year.

Discover iconic cities rich in history, ancient ruins, rugged coasts, yacht-spangled harbours and authentic cultures. It’s the birthplace of Roman and Greek legends, home to ancient treasures and architectural wonders. One of the best ways to explore this region and the magnificent coastline is onboard one of many Southern Europe or Med Cruises.


Mediterranean and Southern Europe Cruises

Cruise through the Mediterranean and Southern part of Europe and explore the coastal cities and thousands of islands. Explore the local beauty, history and flavors of each port in the Med or Southern Europe. On your cruise enjoy the culture and history of Greece or Italy, have a hearty paella dinner in one of Barcelona’s seaside cafés in Spain, savor a glass of limoncello on a sunlit terrazza in Venice, or wander through history at age-old sites like Pompeii, Acropolis or the Colloseum.

Linger on Europe’s finest beaches, taste fine wines and delicious olive oils or sip champagne on the French Riviera. Mediterranean cruises takes in the wonders of historical cities like Florence, Rome, Athens Greece, Istanbul Turkey, Lisbon Portugal and Malaga Spain where centuries of history and culture unfold before your eyes.

Onboard a Mediterranean Cruise you can choose between several exciting shore excursions. Take an excursion planned by the cruise line, or explore any port of call at your own. Learn about the secrets of olive oil, walk through terraced vineyards and charming seaside villages, drive through gorgeous scenery or meander through the medieval heart of ancient cities.

Book now pre and post cruise hotels near cruise ports in the Mediterranean, Southern Europe and Canary Islands. Relax and stay a few nights before or after your cruise.

Barcelona Eurostars Grand Marina Hotel
Gran Marina Barcelona
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Property located very close by all cruise terminals of Barcelona in Spain.

Civitavecchia Hotel San Giorgio
San Giorgio Civitavecchia
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Seafront hotel in Civitavecchia Italy, not far from the passenger port of Rome.

Lisbon Epic Sana Hotel
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Highly rated accommodation in Lisbon Portugal, featuring a rooftop infinity pool.

Cruise Ports in the Mediterranean and Southern Europe
  • Eastern Med and Aegean Cruises

    Eastern Med and Aegean cruises depart mainly from Piraeus (Athens) or Istanbul Turkey. These cruises often visit ports in Greece and the Aegean Islands such as Mykonos and Santorini, and Kusadasi in Turkey.

    Southern and Western Mediterranean cruises will take you to the Canary Islands, Madeira, Lisbon and the Straits of Gibraltar to the Adriatic.

    Ports of Call on these itineraries are often Livorno (Pisa and Florence), Naples (Amalfi Coast), Dubrovnik (Croatia’s walled city), and Nice. Key embarkation ports include Barcelona, Venice, and Civitavecchia (Port of Rome).

    Many cruises also start or finish in Southampton, a major port in the UK.

  • Cruise Lines

    Almost every cruise line offers Mediterranean Cruises. Choose to sail on one of their luxurious ships and you can truly immerse yourself in the local history and culture.

    Some of the most popular companies include Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises, Norwegian Cruise Line, MSC Cruises, Costa Cruises, Princess Cruises and Holland America Line.

    Each of them offer their own outstanding itinerary from the Greek Islands and Dalmatian Coast, Holy Land, Western Med, Canary Islands, to many other destinations.

    Before or after your holiday choose between a fantastic selection of hotels in all embarkation and disembarkation ports. Accommodation right in the heart of the city, a seafront or countryside hotel or hotels just outside the city.

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